The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The School Newspaper of Winston Churchill High School.

The Observer

The class of 2024 executive board works on the homecoming mural of pac-man in the math hallway.

Homecoming Murals Brings WCHS Students Together

By Sneha David, Assitant Online Editor October 4, 2022

As October approaches, the number one thing on many WCHS student’s minds is homecoming. But before homecoming can take place, there is so much planning to be done. One of the tasks being decorations....

Athlete of The Month: Mariam Coulibaly

By Ela Jalil, Online Editor-in-Chief July 19, 2022

Holding an eight pound metal ball close to her neck, WCHS senior Mariam Coulibaly takes her stance in the throwing pit, facing away from her target and lifting one leg in the air. Gaining momentum, she...

Gatorade spotlighted each winner with an official press release.

Top state baseball award given to WCHS player Chris Hacopian

By Ryan Weiner, Editor-in-chief June 13, 2022

Although his dominant season came to an unfortunate end when WCHS lost in the state semifinals to Sherwood High School, junior Chris Hacopian still wasn’t finished. Hacopian, who put up a ridiculous...

The WCHS varsity softball team poses with the regional championship plaque after defeating Walt Whitman high school.

WCHS softball team wins regional title 28 years after their first

By Rachel Mattison, Online Editor-in-Chief June 7, 2022

A short line drive was caught at second base marking the third out of the seventh inning. Gloves were thrown up into the air, players came running out of the dugout and the field erupted with hugs and...

Winston Churchill High School is one of many schools that have faced violent threats recently. Luckily, it was investigated and students safely attended school.

WCHS experiences violent threat after the devastating Uvalde shooting

By Jordan Pashkoff, Editor-in-Chief June 7, 2022

Bomb and shooting threats are unfortunate realities for students going to school in today’s world. Like most schools, WCHS has had multiple perceived threats such as one in December 2021 and as recently...

The Goldmine Trail is location in Potomac, MD off of Macarthur Blvd. The trail offers many different options for all types of hikers, with spurs leading to the famous Great Falls.

Fill the summer with these local adventures

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor June 5, 2022

With summer right around the corner, many WCHS students are wondering what to do with their free time other than watching Netflix and scrolling through their phones when they are bored. However, with plenty...

Composting programs are low-effort but high-yield. MCPS schools, including WCHS, need to take bigger steps to establish their own.

Waste not, want not: composting offers green solutions

By Ha-Yeon Jeon, Features Editor May 23, 2022

Composting, food waste and the environment: three buzzwords that are always linked together in vague speeches trying to convince everyone to compost. But what is composting really, and why should schools...

The Netflix show, Bridgerton, released a second season on March 25, 2022. This season featured Anthony Bridgerton, the oldest sibling and head of the Bridgerton household.

‘Bridgerton’ season 2’s slowburn is the talk of the ‘ton’

By Caitlin Murphy, Assistant Online Editor May 10, 2022

Dearest reader, lavish sets, dazzling costumes and a will-they-won’t-they romance can only mean one thing: “Bridgerton” is back. “Bridgerton” has returned with a second season, and it is all...

For the past 31 years, Montgomery County Public Libraries has had specific branches undergoing activities specialized in each community. However, on March 19th the committee that oversees these branches, decided to dissolve them.

Farewell to Friends of the Library’s individual branches

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor May 10, 2022

On March 19, the Friends of the Library Montgomery County announced that there would no longer be individual chapters of Friends of the Library, effective immediately.  For the Montgomery County Public...

For the first time in 50 years, the Mormon Temple is reopening for the public. Free tours begin on April 28th, so snag a ticket!

Spring into DC with the perfect itinerary

By Caitlin Murphy and Melissa Redlich May 10, 2022

According to the National Public Radio for Washington DC (WAMU), this year over 23.8 million tourists visited DC. While WCHS students are not tourists, most do not take advantage of the close proximity...

Kira Breslawec stands proudly holding a poster at a protest against Russias invasion of Ukraine. Protests have occured all around the world, including the nations capital to object Putins treatment of Ukraine.

WCHS students raise awareness for Ukraine Relief

By Jordan Pashkoff, Arts Editor May 10, 2022

The war between Ukraine and Russia has been plastered all over the news recently. Watching these events unfold has made many Ukrainian-Americans feel nervous, uncertain and fearful as they watch their...

Jenis consistently comes out with new and unique flavors such as the above pictured Powdered Jelly Donut, which was released on April 14.

Jeni’s Ice Cream freezes the competition

By Ryan Weiner, Sports Editor May 10, 2022

All good things must come to an end. While this saying applies to many different facets, it now symbolizes the end of an era in Cabin John shopping center. In December of 2021, the Baskin Robbins in Cabin...

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